Edwin C. Poss

Oconee Enterprise
Friday, April 1, 1927
Page One

Mr. E.C. Poss Buried Monday

Funeral services for Mr. Edwin C. Poss, member of the Athens police department and world war veteran, were conducted from the First Christian church, of which he was a member, Monday afternoon by Rev. S.R. Grubb, the pastor, interment following in McLeroy's cemetery.

The pallbearers were Messrs. C.E. Craft, R.A. Burpee, F.J. Hall, L.C. Cornelison, R.W. Wier and Hugh M.. Moore, members of the police force. Mt. Vernon Masonic lodge had charge of the services at the graveside. The members of the American Legion post in Athens and of the Masonic lodge were honorary pallbearers.

Mr. Poss was forty-three years of age, unmarried and for several years was a popular member of the Athens police force. He died Saturday afternoon after an illness lasting several days.

Surviving Mr. Poss are a number of relatives, including his parents, Mr. And Mrs. Uriah Poss of Hodges Mill; brothers, J.C. and R.E. Poss of Athens; J.B. Poss, Oconee; S.J. and A.W. Poss of West palm Beach, Fla., and the following uncles and aunts, J.L., G.W. and F.N. McLeroy, Mrs. T.J. Poss, Mrs. W.J. Malcom, R.J., J.F. and W.J. Poss.